Places in Allen County, Indiana

Agriculture

July 10, 2015 post by Purdue Extension - Allen County on Facebook:

Fun Fact Friday:

As Indiana's largest county, Allen County boasts the third largest population and second most number of farms in the state. Roughly 64 percent of its 420,682 acres are in agriculture; producing commodities including corn, soybeans, hay, livestock, poultry, eggs, horses, wheat, oats, and a variety of fruits and vegetables. 

  1. Land Use at AllenCounty. In.gov
  2. 2017 Census of Agriculture Allen County Indiana Profile at the USDA showed 1,548 farms with 281,635 acres of farmland averaging 182 acres.
  3. Allen County Insight January 2015 Allen County Agriculture from the Community Research Institute at PurdueFortWayne.
  4. Farmland in Indiana Nearly two-thirds of Indiana's 23 million acres are farmlands. Five of the state's 92 counties have more than 90% of their land area in farm uses (see Figure 1). Only six counties have less than one-third of their areas in farms. In 1997, 65% of Allen County land was farmland.
  5. Allen County, Indiana at the United States Census Bureau.
  6. Allen County, Indiana Named for Colonel John Allen, who fought Tecumseh's siege of Fort Wayne in 1812 with 657.30 square miles from StatsIndiana.
  7. INDIANA AGRICULTURE pdf at IN.gov
  8. About Indiana Agriculture at the Indiana State Department of Agriculture
  9. Did you know Indiana has approximately 3,314,836 animals regulated by IDEM, housed in 1,665 Confined Feeding Operations across the state? #IDEM helps Indiana farmers to be fully prepared to construct and operate their farms in a manner that protects Hoosiers and our environment. From April 10, 2024 post by Indiana Department of Environmental Management referencing their page Animal Farms at Indiana Department of Environmental Management.
  10. Farm Count

    US Farm Data - Farm Count

    Corn Growers

    US Farm Data - Corn Farmers

  11. Peppermint and spearmint have been grown in Indiana since the late 1800s. See more farm facts about fresh mint: http://my-indiana-home.com/farm/mint/

    Posted by My Indiana Home on Wednesday, May 6, 2015

    Wednesday, May 6, 2015 post by My Indiana Home on Facebook:

    Peppermint and spearmint have been grown in Indiana since the late 1800s. See more farm facts about fresh mint: Farm Facts: Mint

  12. John Phipps says the answer is in how NASS defines "farmland". https://www.agweb.com/news/business/farmland/john-phipps-us-running-out-farmland

    Posted by U.S. Farm Report on Wednesday, May 11, 2022

    Wednesday, May 11, 2022 post by U.S. Farm Report on Facebook:

    John Phipps says the answer is in how NASS defines "farmland". John Phipps: Is the U.S. Running Out of Farmland?

    “The only question I have is the 900 million acres of farmland. I come up with about 180 million acres of corn and beans, 45 million acres of wheat (rounded up), 11 million acres of cotton and 3 million rice. A quick google search showed me about 3 million in vegetables. 50 million acres of hay. That’s a total of 292 million. What am I missing? What are the other 608 million acres growing?

  13. Is China really buying up a bunch of U.S. farmland?

    Posted by U.S. Farm Report on Tuesday, October 25, 2022

    Tuesday, October 25, 2022 post by U.S. Farm Report on Facebook:

    Is China really buying up a bunch of U.S. farmland?

    John Phipps: Have Chinese Investors Stolen American Agriculture?

  14. February 7, 2023 post by NEI on Facebook:

    Aggressive bidding for Allen County farmland: Aggressive bidding for Allen County farmland

    The auction attracted 25 bidders from Indiana and Ohio. Purdue University released its annual Farmland Value & Cash Rents Survey that showed top quality Indiana farmland was up 31% from the same time in 2021.

  15. Hoosier Ag Today is on the road for Day #1 of the Fort Wayne Farm Show at the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum. The...

    Posted by Hoosier Ag Today on Tuesday, January 16, 2024

    Tuesday, January 16, 2024 post by Hoosier Ag Today on Facebook:

    Hoosier Ag Today is on the road for Day #1 of the Fort Wayne Farm Show at the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum. The event runs through Thursday, Feb. 18 and features educational seminars and over 1,000 booths of innovative products.

    Hoosier Ag Today's Eric Pfeiffer will bring you coverage throughout this week from the #FortWayneFarmShow at HoosierAgToday.com and on the Hoosier Ag Today mobile app—a free download for iPhone and Android.

  16. January 25, 2024 post by the Indiana Barn Foundation on Facebook:

    This “early colonial barns” publication was shared with Indiana Barn Foundation. Your barn may have evolved from these designs. #onebarnatatime

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    Comments said to view:

    15-page online INDIANA'S HERITAGE BARNS booklet

    Historic American Buildings Survey/Historic American Engineering Record/Historic American Landscapes Survey: Search Results shows over 770 pages at The Library of Congress.

  17. How to Find the 2022 Census of Agriculture Data

    Trying to find 2022 Census of Agriculture data? Check out our how-to-get-the-data video to aid your search. You can also find the full 2022 ag census report, U.S. and state tables, data Highlights and more at nass.usda.gov/AgCensus.

    Posted by U.S. Department of Agriculture on Friday, February 16, 2024

    February 16, 2024 post by the U.S. Department of Agriculture on Facebook:

    Trying to find 2022 Census of Agriculture data? Check out our how-to-get-the-data video to aid your search. You can also find the full 2022 ag census report, U.S. and state tables, data Highlights and more at nass.usda.gov/AgCensus.

  18. With temperatures on the rise, Indiana farmers will soon begin planting this year’s crop which means you are more likely...

    Posted by Indiana State Department of Agriculture on Wednesday, April 10, 2024

    Wednesday, April 10, 2024 post by the Indiana State Department of Agriculture on Facebook:

    With temperatures on the rise, Indiana farmers will soon begin planting this year’s crop which means you are more likely to encounter large farm equipment on rural roads and highways. 🚗 🚜 ⚠️

    ISDA has partnered with Hoosier Ag Today, the Indiana Department of Transportation, the Indiana Department of Homeland Security and the Indiana State Police to help drivers know how to safely navigate around equipment on the road this spring → Planting Season Safety

    #Plant24 #SafePlantIN

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